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Student Life

Hopkins graduate Vijay Ramasamy named Rhodes Scholar
Published Nov 22, 2020
Ramasamy, who graduated from JHU in 2018 with a degree in public health studies, led the team drafting the state of Kansas' COVID-19 reopening plan
Hopkins offers several democracy-themed spring courses
Published Nov 18, 2020
The courses will give students the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of the democratic process and bolster their civic engagement
Student team develops ventilator alternative for COVID-19 patients
Published Nov 11, 2020
Their leak-proof mask design could be used with common CPAP machines to support the treatment of COVID-19 patients
Life design
Conference seeks to help students expand their professional horizons
Published Nov 10, 2020
Horizons by Hopkins virtual conference takes place Thursday, Nov. 12 and is open to all Johns Hopkins students
First-generation students
Shaping first-generation students into tomorrow's leaders
Published Nov 6, 2020
Kessler Scholars Program supports first-generation students with academic and extracurricular opportunities encouraging a commitment to civic engagement
Design concept selected for Hopkins Student Center
Published Nov 2, 2020
The concept, submitted by the international architectural firm Bjarke Ingels Group, features an open design with a large central campus living room, a variety of social spaces, themed community lounges, art and enrichment spaces, and dining options
Collaboration comes home during the pandemic
Published Nov 2, 2020
Johns Hopkins senior Helena Hahn partners with graduate team Hearo to develop a flexible version of their acoustic sensor
JHU team's acoustic sensor wins runner-up award in Collegiate Inventors Competition
Published Oct 29, 2020
The team, called Hearo, developed an acoustic sensor that can detect specific sounds in noisy environments
Student experience
SAIS students 'in exile' travel to Italy to learn in person
Published Oct 27, 2020
After the coronavirus pandemic forced the SAIS Europe campus in Bologna to shut down in the spring, it is now hosting not only its own students and faculty but those from China and Washington, D.C., too
Student experience
Tracing the path of COVID-19
Published Oct 12, 2020
Johns Hopkins students volunteer as contact tracers—an experience at once eye-opening, frustrating, monotonous, and rewarding